Sometimes a poem demands a visual counterpart; sometimes an image demands a poem; occasionally the symbiosis is stunning.
This much-loved poem from Hafiz paired with Scott Morgan‘s sublime photograph delivers me to a View that is boundless.
I dance there, breathe there, and I am grateful for this Grace.
Now is the time to know
That all that you do is sacred.
Now, why not consider
A lasting truce with yourself and God.
Now is the time to understand
That all your ideas of right and wrong
Were just a child’s training wheels
To be laid aside
When you finally live
Hafiz is a divine envoy
Whom the Beloved
Has written a holy message upon.
My dear, please tell me,
Why do you still
Throw sticks at your heart
What is it in that sweet voice inside
That incites you to fear?
Now is the time for the world to know
That every thought and action is sacred.
This is the time for you to compute the impossibility
That there is anything
Now is the season to know
That everything you do
Today, by Hafiz. From the The Gift: Poems of Hafiz as rendered by Daniel Ladinsky.
Image: Scott Morgan – www.thissimplegrace.com
Reblogged this on Florence with Suzanne.
beautiful. thank you dear ML xoxo
I’m so happy you liked it, dear Suzanne – and thanks for sharing! ❤
TOTALLY (and then Some…) TIMELY to read this NOW and even during “beyond forever:! THANK YOU miriam, more than words could ever say! Dorothea
Dear Dorothea – for some strange reason, WP sent your comment to the spam folder! (Perhaps they are upper-case sensitive?!)
I’m so glad I found it. It’s wonderful to know you appreciate dear Hafiz and the awesome Scott Morgan.
Wow. What a beautiful gift! Truth and beauty first thing in the morning.
Thank you divine M.
⭐ you shine, dear Scott ⭐
Especially thank you for your stuff on mother meera.
Thank you, John.